Singapore In-Laws Rage as Women Defy Lee’s Plea for More Babies

Singapore In-Laws Rage as Women Defy Lee’s Plea for More Babies

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Pre-school children tour the Garden by the Bay during an excursion in Singapore. The nation’s birthrate in 2010 and 2011 were the lowest in 47 years of independence. About 36,000 babies were born to residents in 2011, compared with 50,000 in 1990.